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Payment of Invalids

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Document Information
Date March 18, 1790
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name George Clinton (primary)
Summary Invalids unpaid, requested a return of arrearages due the Invalids.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups George Clinton; Henry Knox; invalids; pensioners; Congress; ;
Related Places War Office; New York; ;
Keywords returns of pensions; arrearages; payment; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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18th May 1790
Letter from Secy at War
respecting Returns of
Paymts made to Invalids
War Office March 18th: 1790
Sir,
There are certain arrearages due a number of Invalids hitherto paid by the State of New York prior to the first of January 1782. as it is necessary that the arrearages due all the Invalids of the United States should be ascertained in order that congress may make some provision for the payment thereof; I have the honor to request your Excellency would be pleased to direct a return to be made to this office of the said arrearages due to the Invalids of this State, prior to the first of January 1782.
I have the honor to be
Sir
Your most obedient humble Servant
HKnox
Secretary of war
His Excellency the Governor of the State of New York